Monthly Archives: March 2017

Docs For Tots’ New Location

We would like to thank the Hagedorn Foundation for helping us find a new place to work on Long Island at the Elias Hicks House in Jericho! We’re happy to work next to Every Child Matters and the Jewish Community …
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Changes to Our Team!

It is with a great sense of pride, excitement, and humility that we share with you the news that our Co-Director, Dr. Dina Lieser, has parted with Docs for Tots. Dr. Lieser has joined the Maternal Child Health Bureau’s Division of Home Visiting …
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Dr. Isakson Presents: Building Bridges for Early Childhood Success

Dr. Isakson presented “Building Bridges for Early Childhood Success” at Winthrop Hospital Pediatric Grand Rounds on March 7th. Dr. Isakson discussed how our contribution to developmental screening works and how doctors can connect to resources in the community. Nationally, only 30% …
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Reflections on Racism and Early Childhood

by Dr. Elizabeth Isakson, Executive Director, Docs for Tots Edward Deming once said: “Every system is perfectly designed to get the result it gets.” . . .
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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Lives of Families with Young Children

  by Melissa Passarelli, Docs for Tots Director of Programs COVID-19 has affected the entire world, but has been most dangerous to those with . . .
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A Portrait of Growth and Impact: Help Me Grow – Long Island

The Help Me Grow – Long Island (HMG-LI) Annual Report is subtitled “A Portrait of Growth and Impact” as it represents a snapshot of . . .
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Investing in quality early learning programs is the most efficient way to affect school and life success and to reduce social expenditures later.

James Heckman, economist, Nobel laureate